Samuel Tunaley


b. 1845, Derby.

m. Elizabeth Jeffries 1869, Leicester.

Samuel d. 1924, Leicester.


House clearance in the area where the family

once lived. Click here or on picture to




1911 census: Samuel still living with Elizabeth

at 47, Andrewes St., Leicester, St. Mary (click


Living with Sam and Elizabeth are:

Elizabeth Tunaley, Daughter, Single, Aged 32.

Nellie Tunaley, Daughter, Single, Aged 24.

Hilda Hodges (Tunaley), Daughter, aged 22.

William Hodges, son-in-Law, aged 22.

Leslie Hodges, aged 6 months, grandson.








Hilda Tunaley


b. Leicester, 1888.


m(1): m. William Hodges, 1910, Leicester => Leslie Hodges, b. 1910, Edna

Hodges, b. 1913.

William, Lance-Corporal 8th Battalion - died in action Flanders 15th July 1916.


m(2) : m. Joseph Holmes, Leicester, September 25th, 1919 (Joe was the brother

of John Holmes who married Hilda's sister Elizabeth Tunaley, 1921. Joe d.

1961, Leicester).


Hilda died Leicester, 1968.


One child by m(2) :

Douglas Joseph Holmes

b. 24, August 1922, Leicester.







Elizabeth Jeffries


b. 1847, Derby.

m. Samuel Tunaley, 1869, Leicester.

Elizabeth d. Leicester 1912, aged 65



Information courtesy of Dr.

Jane Holmes of New Zealand.

Jane is the granddaughter of

Hilda Holmes, nee Tunaley.



At the time of second marriage,

Hilda is working as a hosiery

cutter. Occupation of Joe (aged

38) is given as newsagent. Address of Joe given as 25

Redcross Street (now part of

St. Nicholas' Circle).

Hilda living at 48, Muriel

Road, close to city centre.




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